Mullet River
★ ★ ★

Mullet River

By on November 27, 2016

Plymouth to County Road M
☆ ☆ ☆

A truly engaging little stream surrounded by a lot of natural beauty, but the two main problems a paddler will face on the Mullet are low-water conditions and a considerable amount of deadfall – often in pushy current, leading to potentially dangerous circumstances.

Date:
October 20, 2016

Class Difficulty:
Class I-II

Gauge:
Otter Creek: ht/ft: 4.35 | cfs: 3.2
Gauge note: This is a correlation gauge, one to be taken with a few grains of salt (so to speak), as it does not directly indicate conditions on the Mullet. If nothing else, this gauge at least provides data for recent rain, but correlating the height or streamflow is ambiguous at best, inaccurately misleading at worst. The most reliable (though least satisfying) thing to do is simply visually gauge the Mullet River below the dam at Veterans Park. If it looks too shallow there, don’t waste your time – or your boat – trying to paddle this, as it will be punishing.

Recommended Levels:
This was too shallow a level to paddle.

Put-In:
Veterans Park, Plymouth, Wisconsin
Take-Out:
Park along County Road PP immediately east of County Road M bridge

Time: Put in at 12:00p. Out at 4:20p.
Total Time: 4h 20m
Miles Paddled: 9.75

Wildlife: Great blue herons, ducks, geese, muskrats and turtles.
Time worth driving to: 90 mins. Maybe. It depends on your comfort level with occasional inconveniences…

Unlike the hairstyle, the Mullet is a river you want to love, even though it looks awful and ugly at times (in some conditions it’s gorgeous – like at a Skynyrd show or monster truck rally). It has such rich potential, tumbling down the hills of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, a classic glacial stream with cold, clear water in a rocky bottom through leaf-carpeted woods and raised plains. This trip in particular begins with a bang and does not whimper whatsoever (party in the front and back, if you will).

But the Mullet is a very rain-dependent river, and catching it with enough water to paddle without scraping and bumping two hundred times will be tricky at best. On the other hand, it will be downright dangerous when it’s too high, as A) the pushy current will careen you into immovable obstacles and B) some of the low-clearance bridges may be impassable as well. That’s the rub of this Goldilocks river. Yup, Goldilocks and mullets, together at last.

The Mullet River has been on our radar for years, but it’s just far away enough and there’s next to no intel on it that we haven’t given it a maiden gamble until now. We were up in the area anyway, and the time was nigh to give it a shot, even though we knew it was low – heartbreakingly low. Or, in the case of Timothy, boat-breakingly low (of course! again!). It’s a good thing we scored that corporate sponsorship from Piranha!

We’re kidding, alas. Though if anyone from Piranha is out there – or, really, any kayak manufacturer – we’d gladly and gratefully accept a dummy demo boat instead of kicking the crap out of our own over and over.

After scouting several bridges from Greenbush to Glenbeulah to Plymouth, we determined that the best place to attempt such a paddle was below the dam in Plymouth. From Greenbush to Camp Evelyn and beyond the river is so narrow you could play jump the brook and so shallow that if you landed in the water only your ankle would be submerged. That said, it’s really pretty and wild-feeling in these areas. But we didn’t want to hassle with the huge lake caused by the Plymouth dam. Hence beginning below it and hoping for the best.

What we liked:
The first mile of this trip is picturesque and quaint as can be. Immediately below the dumb dam at Veterans Park the unassuming Mullet flows in the shadows behind the main street business district in downtown Plymouth, a remarkably charming little town. On your left is a steep hillside, at the bottom of which is a streetlamp-lined pedestrian path, while on the right is the back-facing facades of the business district buildings, almost all of which are contiguous. Riffles and tiny ledges begin right away and for the most part don’t diminish for the rest of this trip.

Unfortunately, obstructions also begin right away and don’t really diminish either for the rest of this trip. Not even 10 minutes into the trip we realized that we’d forgotten our trusty handsaw and clippers in the car. Being the good stewards (re: suckers) we are, we got out, walked back to the car, retrieved the tools and returned to resume the trip. It’s a good thing we did, too – well, at least for future paddlers – as there was a whole lot of crap to cut and saw off.

The landscape will open up as you come into a spacious public park by County Road C and Highway 67 – just after passing a massive fiberglass cow statue with a historical marker calling to mind Plymouth’s rich cheese past (and present – Sargento and Great Lakes both are in the vicinity). The current will slow down briefly as you enter a pretty marsh section. On the downstream side of the second Highway 67 bridge lies a small ledge. Then there’s a large lake-like pond section you’ll have to slog through. What’s curious about this is what causes the impoundment. On the far eastern edge of the pond are the remnants of a dam, or at least what appear to be as such. But they’re very small, like 8’ wide at best and only 3-18” above the water. That can’t very well create a fake lake, can it? Nonetheless, just to the right of the remnants is a rocky Class I-II drop. You’ll see some office building on the right bank as you come within earshot of the rapid. It’s a straightforward run – just line yourself with the “tongue” of water – but you will want to pay attention.

After this drop and all the way to the next bridge at Shortcut Road things get pretty dodgy, unfortunately.

For the next few miles the Mullet meanders about sections of woods and meadows, the current alternating between rocky riffles (shallow) and sandy slow spots (deep). Here and there will be a logjam requiring you to portage. Again, we did clear out plenty of nasty strainers; but the Mullet is so narrow that odds are good that conditions will change soon, if they haven’t already – and usually not for the better.

You’ll pass under several road bridges – County Road PP, Blueberry Lane, and Pleasant View Road, not to mention a railroad bridge and a low-clearance farm bridge. At least during our paddle, on the downstream side of Blueberry Lane was what looked like a small kitchen table in the water, one of those found objects that has either been there forever or temporarily deposited after the last high-water event – and likely to be swept away again during the next one.

Eventually you’ll come into a stretch of tall, stately weeping willows. You’ll also have been hearing a whole lot of road noise. Both of these indicate the bridge at Highway 57. Here again, things get a little dicey. When we paddled this trip, the middle section of the bridge tunnel was totally open (the left and right tunnels were obstructed). It is to be hoped that this often is the case, because if not, this would be one hell of a horrible portage! (The banks are really steep here, and Highway 57 itself is a major road with four total lanes and very fast moving traffic. Imagine the video game Frogger – but with a kayak on your shoulder.) Anyway, there are random standing waves in the middle of the tunnel. This was both cool and kind of unnerving, since it’s all but pitch black. Since when are there rapids in tunnels? Apparently all bets are off on the Mullet.

Below Highway 57 one enters a pretty and engaging boulder garden. Needless to say, this would have been more fun in less shallow water… You’re essentially at the halfway point here. After this the river runs through woods and pastures alike, each often featuring steep banks and gentle hillsides. By and by, development is sparse. It’s all very pretty and quite intimate (even for Timothy, despite being distracted by sponging out gallons of water in his leaky-ass kayak). And as before, the gradient will alternate between steep and riffly and calm and smooth.

The take-out for this trip is an impromptu park we happened upon along County Road PP and assume that it’s public since there are two picnic tables there and no signs stating it’s private property or admonishing no trespassing. There are no facilities or designated launch, and there’s only roadside parking, but otherwise it seems totally legit and is convenient.

We would be remiss not to give a proper and much deserved shout out to the town of Plymouth (and not just because we’re writing this report the day before Thanksgiving or that Timothy used to live in Massachusetts). One of the things we truly love about paddling in general is the places we discover along the way. The small town of Plymouth is a prime example of this. For a population of only 8,400, consider the following: it’s got an awesome coffee shop (that once was the town bank; and the vault, safe and other such fiduciary features have been preserved and are part of the café’s reconstruction); an independent musical instruments store as well as independent book store; not just one, but two awesome pizza shops, not to mention several other restaurants – none of them chain franchises; and even a so-called nano brewery (smaller than a micro brewery) with a great tap selection and free wi-fi and popcorn. How such a place thrives seems almost too good to be true. But we’re sure glad it does and we look forward to returning in future many more times.

What we didn’t like:
Have we mentioned how low the river was? Or that for the fourth time in 14 months Timothy’s kayak started taking in water?

We knew it would be a bumpy ride and it got pretty frustrating at times. But that’s just bad timing. But what good timing is, or when, is a mystery. As a rule, we hate saying there’s no correlative gauge for river levels and that you have to visually gauge it. That’s fine and dandy if y’all are already in the area but it’s somewhat useless if coming from afar. There are consolation trip alternatives – the Onion and Sheboygan rivers both are quite close and comparable to the Mullet, if the latter is too shallow to paddle. But still.

The main thing we didn’t like about the Mullet is just how congested it is with jams and dangerous strainers. It’s soberingly obvious that not many paddlers are tackling this section, which is unfortunate because it would be a real gem if cleaned up.

The worst segment of tree debris is just after the Class I-II ledge on the eastern edge of the pond, near downtown. Here, the river is narrow, the current strong and there’s an ugly cluster of strainers in every direction. The worst of which – and we tried to get some pictures of this, but the conditions were seriously unsafe for this – was a sheer 2’ drop (not a diagonal ledge) through a slot only as wide and tall. We had to nudge our way towards this by holding onto a log already in the water, ducking and then hoping for the best.

After that you can’t do anything but plow your way through strainers like a bull in a china shop, closing your eyes and putting your hands in front of you to block from being scraped or whacked. You’re pretty much a kayak juggernaut with no brakes… The whole ride lasted probably two minutes long and it definitely was an adrenaline rush, but it was a little harried too, not gonna lie. Unfortunately, there just was too much of the stuff and the current was too pushy to do any maintenance. This section could be tidied up in winter when the river freezes or during a summer drought, but who is realistically going to do that ?

On such a stream it’s totally reasonable to anticipate some portaging, and that’s fine, part of paddling in general. But portaging around or over a down tree is different than having to plow through overhanging branches and snags. One is a nuisance, the other unsafe.

If we did this trip again:
In higher water we’d definitely do this again, although probably not until we either knew of it being better maintained or returned ourselves to do so (again, either in winter or summer, as conditions allowed). The Mullet River is rich in potential (unlike the hairstyle) and deserves a good grooming.

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Related Information:
Onion River I:
 County Road V to Sheboygan Falls
Onion River II: County Road A to County Road V
General: American Whitewater
Wikipedia:
 Mullet River

Map:


Shuttle Information:
6.4 miles, mostly along County Road PP. Totally adequate for bicycling.

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Estabrook Park to Bruce Street

Milwaukee River VIII
9.29.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
West Bend to Newburg

Milwaukee River VII
9.30.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Fredonia to Grafton

Milwaukee River VI
6.20.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Grafton to County Highway T

Milwaukee River V
6.20.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Newburg to Fredonia

Milwaukee River IV
7.19.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Kewaskum to Barton

Milwaukee River III
7.27.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Grafton to Thiensville

Milwaukee River II
7.20.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Estabrook Park to Discovery World

Milwaukee River I
6.24.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Newburg to Fredonia

Milwaukee River: East Branch

Milwaukee River: East Branch III
9.27.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Dundee to Mauthe Lake

Milwaukee River: East Branch II
6.16.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
New Fane to Kewaskum

Milwaukee River: East Branch I
6.3.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
New Prospect to New Fane

Mink River

Mink River
8.16.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Rowley’s Bay

Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake II
10.17.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Mirror Lake State Park to Lake Delton

Mirror Lake I
5.24.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mirror Lake State Park to Lake Delton

Montello River

Montello River
11.8.16-11.10.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Harrisville to 11th Road

Moon Lake

Moon Lake
6.19.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Montello, Wisconsin

Mormon Creek

Mormon Creek
8.3.14 | ☆ ☆
Mormon Coulee Park to Goose Island County Park

Morrison Creek

Morrison Creek II
5.5.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Cemetery Road to Pettibone Pass

Morrison Creek I
9.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Cemetery Road to Morrison Landing

Mukwonago River

Mukwonago River
11.3.15 | ☆ ☆
Mukwonago to Big Bend

Mullet River

Mullet River
10.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Plymouth to County Road M

Namekagon River

Namekagon River
7.16-7.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road K to Riverside

Neenah Creek

Neenah Creek
4.19.15 | ☆ ☆
County Road EE to Oxford

Nippersink Creek (IL)

Nippersink Creek
11.3.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Richmond to Spring Grove

Oconomowoc River

Oconomowoc River III
6.4.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Monches to Okauchee Lake

Oconomowoc River II
4.8.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Wisconsin Avenue to Fowler Lake Park

Oconomowoc River I
6.25.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Concord Road to County Road P

Old Pearl River (LA)

Old Pearl River
4.3.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Crawford Landing Road to Indian Village Road

Onion River

Onion River II
10.11.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to County Road V

Onion River I
9.23.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road V to Sheboygan Falls

Pecatonica River

Pecatonica River IV
5.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mifflin to Jones Branch Road

Pecatonica River III
4.16.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Brownton to Winslow

Pecatonica River II
11.15.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Darlington to Red Rock

Pecatonica River I
6.16.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Calamine to Darlington

Pecatonica River: East Branch

Pecatonica River: East Branch V
5.2.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Woodford to Highway 11

Pecatonica River: East Branch IV
4.11.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Argyle to Blackhawk Memorial County Park

Pecatonica River: East Branch III
3.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway HK to Hollandale

Pecatonica River: East Branch II
11.19.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Hollandale to Blanchardville

Pecatonica River: East Branch I
9.29.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Blanchardville to Argyle

Peshekee River (MI)

Peshekee River
8.31.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Peshekee Grade to 3-Mile Mark

Peshtigo River

Peshtigo River
9.2.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Burnt Bridge to Goodman Park

Pigeon River

Pigeon River
12.5.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road J to Lake Michigan

Pine River

Pine River (Lincoln)
9.7.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Center Road to County Road W

Pine River III (Richland)
7.26.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rockbridge to County Road AA

Pine River II (Richland)
5.12.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Krouskop Park to Twin Bluffs Road

Pine River I (Richland)
4.7.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rockbridge to County Road AA

Piscasaw Creek (IL)

Piscasaw Creek III
4.17.17 | ☆ ☆
Denny Road to Squaw Prairie Road

Piscasaw Creek II
4.12.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Streit Road to Denny Road

Piscasaw Creek I
4.9.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Maxon Road to Streit Road

Platte River

Platte River Overview
Our Guide to the Platte River

Platte River V
3.27.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Platte Road

Platte River IV
10.28.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Big Platte Road to Indian Creek Road

Platte River III
11.10.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Platte Road to Big Platte Road

Platte River II
9.22.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Ellenboro to Platte Road

Platte River I
6.19.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Ellenboro to County Road B

Plover River

Plover River
5.19.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Jordan Park to Iverson Park

Prairie River

Prairie River II
5.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road C to Stange’s Park

Prairie River I
11.17.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Haymeadow Creek to Prairie Road

Puchyan River

Puchyan River
04.19.15 | ☆ ☆
County Road J to Huckleberry Road

Red River

Red River
12.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Gresham to County Road A

Red Cedar River

Red Cedar River
5.30.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Menomonie to Downsville

Robinson Creek

Robinson Creek II
5.7.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old County Road I to Kelly Road

Robinson Creek I
7.8.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old County Road I to Kelly Road

Rock Creek

Rock Creek
3.26.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake Mills to Millford

Rock River

Rock River IV
7.16.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Watertown to Johnson Creek

Rock River III
9.27.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Kanow Park to County Road P

Rock River II
9.21.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Janesville to Beloit

Rock River I (IL)
8.4.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Oregon to Dixon

Root River

Root River
8.2.13 | ☆ ☆
5 Mile Road to Horlick Dam

Root River: South Branch (MN)

Root River: South Branch
9.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 5 to Preston Trailhead Park

Rubicon River

Rubicon River
5.27.15 | ☆ ☆
Saylesville to Neosho

Seeley Creek

Seeley Creek
5.4.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Seeley Lake to Hatchery Road

Six Mile Creek

Six Mile Creek
6.7.14 | ☆
Waunakee Village Park to South Woodland Drive

Spring Creek

Spring Creek
4.20.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Fair Street to County Road V

St. Croix River

St. Croix River II
8.11.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Osceola to Somerset Landing

St. Croix River I
8.8.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
St. Croix Falls to Osceola

Starkweather Creek

Starkweather Creek
6.08 | ☆
Yahara River to Highway 30

Sugar Creek

Sugar Creek II
4.17.17 | ☆
Bowers Road to State Road 120

Sugar Creek I
4.15.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road ES to Bowers Road

Sugar River

Sugar River Overview
Our Guide to the Sugar River

Sugar River XI
11.15.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Attica to Albany

Sugar River X
10.4.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 69 to County Road A

Sugar River IX
3.28.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Belleville

Sugar River VIII
9.6.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Brodhead to Avon

Sugar River VII
9.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Riverside Road to Paoli

Sugar River VI
5.18.14 | ☆ ☆
Albany to Brodhead

Sugar River V (IL)
9.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Colored Sands Forest Preserve to North Meridian Road

Sugar River IV
8.11.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road X to County Road EE

Sugar River III
7.22.11 | ☆
Valley Road to Paoli

Sugar River II
7.3.11 | ☆
Paoli to Belleville

Sugar River I
6.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Belleville to County Road X

Token Creek

Token Creek III
5.22.11 | ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Token Creek II
8.22.09 | ☆ ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Token Creek I
5.2.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Tomorrow River

Tomorrow River
7.4.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rolling Hills Road to Amherst

Trappe River

Trappe River
8.2.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road WW to Wisconsin River Road

Trempealeau River

Trempealeau River II
9.27.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 35 to Perrot State Park

Trempealeau River I
8.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Whitehall to Independence

Turtle Creek

Turtle Creek Overview
Our Guide to Turtle Creek

Turtle Creek VI
3.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Fairfield to Sweet-Allyn Park

Turtle Creek V
6.21.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
School Section Road to O’Riley Road

Turtle Creek IV
6.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Springs Park to School Section Road

Turtle Creek III
7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
O’Riley Road to Sweet-Allyn Park

Turtle Creek II
7.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sweet-Allyn Park to Dickop Street

Turtle Creek I
8.6.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sweet-Allyn Park to Dickop Street

Upper Iowa River (IA)

Upper Iowa River II
5.29.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Kendallville to Bluffton

Upper Iowa River I
5.24.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Chimney Rock Road to Bluffton Road

Waupaca River

Waupaca River VI
6.2.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Weyauwega to Decker Memorial Park

Waupaca River V
10.24.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Amherst to Durrant Road

Waupaca River IV
4.12.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Waupaca River III
9.22.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway DD to County Highway Q

Waupaca River II
7.7.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Waupaca River I
7.9.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Wausau Whitewater Park

Wausau Whitewater Park
7.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Wausau, Wisconsin

Wedges Creek

Wedges Creek
9.20.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Middle Road to Black River Lodge Resort

White River

White River III (Walworth)
3.12.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Lyons

White River (Waushara)
11.1.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road YY to Czech Lane

White River (Bayfield)
8.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Maple Ridge Road to Highway 112

White River II (Walworth)
6.30.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Wagner Park

White River I (Walworth)
5.15.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Lyons

Wisconsin River

Lower Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Lower Wisconsin Overview
Our Guide to the Lower Wisconsin Riverway

Wisconsin River VIII
6.22-6.23.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lone Rock to Muscoda

Wisconsin River IV
9.4-9.5.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Prairie Du Sac to Arena

Wisconsin River III
5.29-5.31.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Arena to Gotham

Wisconsin River II
9.5-9.7.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Gotham to Boscobel

Wisconsin River I
8.22-8.24.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Boscobel to Wyalusing State Park

Middle Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Wisconsin River XV
7.11.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Castle Rock Dam to Lyndon Station

Wisconsin River XIV
10.11.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
River Bay Road to Norway Drive

Wisconsin River XIII
6.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Pine Island to Portage

Wisconsin River XI
4.22.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Portage to Dekorra

Wisconsin River IX
10.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lyndon Station to Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin River VII
8.6.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Wisconsin Dells to Norway Drive

Wisconsin River VI
8.15.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Dekorra to Whalen Bay

Wisconsin River V
6.1.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lyndon Station to Wisconsin Dells

Upper Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Wisconsin River XII
5.11.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Grandfather Dam to Lokemoen Road

Wisconsin River X
12.2.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Pine River to Texas

Wolf River

Wolf River III
9.6.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lily to Hollister

Wolf River II
9.5.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Lily

Wolf River I
8.29.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lily to Langlade

Yahara River

Yahara River Overview
Our Guide to the Yahara River

Yahara River XII
7.16.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Yahara River XI
4.19.16 | ☆ ☆
Windsor to Highway 113

Yahara River X
3.7.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mud Lake to Lake Kegonsa

Yahara River IX
12.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Stoughton to Stebbinsville Road

Yahara River VIII
12.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake Kegonsa to Stoughton

Yahara River VII
7.22.13 | ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Yahara River VI
7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to County Road H

Yahara River V
5.25.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Yahara River IV
6.6.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Murwin County Park to Janesville

Yahara River III
7.13.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park

Yahara River II
9.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to County Road H

Yahara River I
8.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park

Yellow Creek (IL)

Yellow Creek
4.19.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Bolton Road to Krape Park

Yellow River

Yellow River (Taylor)
8.31.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Miller Dam to County Road H

Yellow River (IA)

Yellow River II
5.6.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old Sixteen Road to Highway 76

Yellow River I
5.5.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway X16 to Old Sixteen Road

Zumbro River (MN)

Zumbro River
6.1.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Zumbro Falls to Millville


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